Wednesday, November 20, 2019

Nigerian Air Force helicopter crashes in Enugu

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has confirmed the crash-landing of its helicopter on Thursday at its base in Enugu. A statement on Friday in NAF’s Twitter handle, said the...
Senate expresses concern over child trafficking

Senate expresses concern over child trafficking

The Senate on Wednesday expressed concern that a child slavery system could spring up if child trafficking is not checked. The concern was raised after a motion was moved by Barau...

How Nigeria will fund bad roads’ repairs — Minister

The Nigerian government says its priority for the releases for capital projects in the 2020 budget will be on fixing bad roads in the country. The Minister of Finance, Budget...

SSS officers ‘brutalise journalists at #FreeSowore protest’

Photos have emerged of Nigerian journalists brutalised by armed officers of the State Security Service during a protest in Abuja on Tuesday. The journalists were covering a demonstration demanding the release...

Makinde, APC, PDP react to appeal court ruling

The Oyo State chapters of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Monday argued over an appeal court ruling in favour of the opposition APC...
Army gun truck crushes Keke, kills two

Army gun truck crushes Keke, kills two

It was a sad day for many residents of Damaturu, Yobe State capital, after a military truck driving at a high speed crushed a taxi tricycle killing two passengers on...

Liverpool vs Manchester City (LIVE UPDATES) Reds set for showdown with title rivals

A titanic clash is on the cards as the two front runners in the race for the Premier League title, Liverpool and Manchester City, will be battling out at Anfield...

Germany celebrates 30th anniversary of fall of Berlin Wall

Germany marked 30 years since the fall of the Berlin Wall on Saturday with a string of events commemorating what is one of the most defining moments in modern European...
Police officer kills man at wedding attended by state governor

Police officer kills man at wedding attended by state governor

A police officer in Akwa Ibom has allegedly shot dead a man at a wedding ceremony attended by the state governor, Udom Emmanuel. The incident happened on Thursday in Ikot Ukab,...

Govt. confirms Amosun illegally imported 1,000 AK-47 guns, two million bullets

The Nigerian government has confirmed to PREMIUM TIMES that a former Ogun State governor, Ibikunle Amosun, did not get approval to import weapons into Nigeria. Mr Amosun, a serving senator, requested...

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